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Fumin

Fumin is an ancient black variety that is grown mainly in Valle d’Aosta. Italy.

Colour, Aromas and Taste Profile

Fumin wines are deep red or purple in colour, with aromas of dark fruit, herbs and spices and a hint of rustic note. Fumin is usually used in blends, to add colour and acidity.

Fresh Fumin grapes on the vine

Regional Features & Food Pairings

Fumin is a late ripening variety. it is usually picked in the last week of October. Fumin's spicy character and tannic structure make it an ideal food pairing wine. Its spicy and rustic note makes it pairs well with dishes such as beef, lamb and game.

Foods to pair with Fumin:

Beef
Game
Sausage
Smoky
Fun Fact about Fumin
Fumin is one of the oldest varieties originated from Valle d’Aosta. Italy.

Top Wines with Fumin

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Grosjean Torrette

Grosjean

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Grosjean Torrette is a red wine produced by the Grosjean family in the Valle d'Aosta region of Italy. The wine is primarily made from the indigenous grape variety Petit Rouge, grown in the high-altitude vineyards of the Torrette appellation. The vineyards are characterized by steep slopes and rocky soils, which contribute to the wine's unique minerality and complexity. The winemaking process involves traditional techniques, including fermentation in stainless steel tanks and aging in oak barrels. The resulting wine is medium-bodied with bright acidity and flavors of red fruit, herbs, and spices. Grosjean Torrette is a perfect example of the high-quality wines that can be produced in this lesser-known region of Italy.
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Les Crêtes Fumin

Les Crêtes

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Les Crêtes Fumin is a premium red wine produced by Les Crêtes, a renowned winery located in the Valle d'Aosta region of Italy. The wine is made from the Fumin grape variety, which is known for its intense and complex flavors. The vineyards where the grapes are grown are situated at high altitudes, which gives the wine a unique character and a distinct minerality. The winemaking process involves careful selection of the grapes, followed by fermentation and aging in oak barrels. The resulting wine is full-bodied, with rich flavors of dark fruit, spices, and a hint of smokiness. Les Crêtes Fumin is a perfect choice for wine enthusiasts who appreciate bold and flavorful red wines with a touch of elegance.
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Grosjean Fumin

Grosjean

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3.8
Grosjean Fumin is a red wine produced by the Grosjean family in the Valle d'Aosta region of Italy. The wine is made from the Fumin grape variety, which is known for its deep color and intense flavor. The vineyards are located at high altitudes, which gives the wine a unique character and complexity. The winemaking process is traditional, with a focus on preserving the natural flavors and aromas of the grapes. The resulting wine is full-bodied and rich, with notes of dark fruit, spice, and earth. It is a perfect match for hearty meat dishes and aged cheeses. Overall, Grosjean Fumin is a standout wine that showcases the best of Valle d'Aosta's winemaking traditions.
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